Bid Manager

Bid Manager

£36,371 + Mobile + Laptop + 33 days Hols + Benefits + Expenses

The Company

My client is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to provide a high-quality customer service adhering to the principles of best practice, promoting equal opportunities and working positively with diversity. They are an ambitious, forward-thinking organisation the right candidate must be committed to developing and enhancing the services we provide. Due to internal promotion we are currently looking to recruit the role of Bid Manager.

The Role

The Bid Manager will be responsible for:

  • Under direction from the Head of Development, independently manage end to end bid development, including: project planning and management, stakeholder coordination, customer consultation, writing, financial and commercial modelling, and service design.
  • Research, write, co-ordinate and submit high quality bids to statutory funders
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues, people who use our services, partners and funders, to ensure that bids, proposals and business cases have appropriate operational context, reflect current best practice, and facilitate seamless contract implementation.
  • Prepare or co-ordinate the preparation of high-quality supplemental tender or proposal documentation and templates (e.g. financial models, implementation plans, risk registers) in line with funder requirements and group best practice standards.
  • Develop and maintain excellent knowledge and understanding of agreed subject areas, such as: Domestic Abuse, Mental Health, Housing and Offending, sharing knowledge within the Development Team and where appropriate with other colleagues and external partners.
  • Provide monthly support and supervision to direct reports. Undertake annual personal development reviews.
  • Adhere to and keep up-to-date with policies, guidelines, procedures and practices.


The Candidate

  • Demonstrate understanding and commitment to equal opportunities and diversity
  • Demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm for working with our service user group
  • Able to build and maintain relationships whilst maintaining appropriate professional boundaries
  • Demonstrate a willingness to participate in shaping the future of the organisation by taking on responsibilities and projects in addition to core workload
  • Demonstrate a commitment to enabling and empowering clients to become actively involved in Inspire
  • Excellent technical literacy of Microsoft Applications e.g. Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook, Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including accuracy and attention to detail
  • Evidence of up-to-date knowledge of one or more of the following subject areas: health, social care, skills, housing, criminal justice employment
  • Ability to confidently network, develop and maintain strong working relationships with key internal and external contacts, including at a senior
  • A sound understanding of project management principles and the ability to effectively deploy a range of project management techniques to manage multiple projects
  • Able to take initiate and responsibility for own work, consistently achieving and delivering to high standards on time, despite tight timescales and conflicting priorities
  • Strong IT skills, including a good
  • Proven research skills
  • Have access to a car for work purposes and hold a full current UK driving licence

For more information on this role, then please contact Roxy Naylor at TRC Group and send your CV via this advertisement.

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